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USB input in LCD TV

by houstonrockets / February 26, 2007 11:56 AM PST

Can I connect an external hard drive to the usb port on my lcd tv and use it to record shows?

I don't mean regular ext hard drives but the ones like the TVisto.

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short answer with explanation
by masterying01 / February 26, 2007 1:17 PM PST
In reply to: USB input in LCD TV


the usb port on most tv's are for firmware updates only. there are a one or two tv's out right now with a usb port on the side for a digital camera hook up or mp3 player hook up...but thats about it and 9 times out of 10, your tv probably wont do that.

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Recording on Hard Drive.
by tarajog / April 16, 2010 1:32 PM PDT
In reply to: USB input in LCD TV

Yes It is possible to record TV pro-grammes on Hard Drive with Digital Focci Picture Porter which is having 80 GB hard drive with Viewer._Jogarao

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